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Ten Innovations: An international study on technological development and the use of qualified scientists and engineers in ten industries

Christopher Layton



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01 February 2020
Economics of industrial organisation; Business innovation; Research & development management
This book examines ten major fields of innovation to see what factors have contributed to success or failure. In each field, it compares 3 or 4 companies from Britain, the USA and Europe. The book provides recommendations for government policy on procurement and industrial structures.
By:   Christopher Layton
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Volume:   28
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
Weight:   395g
ISBN:   9781138479029
ISBN 10:   1138479020
Series:   Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology
Pages:   210
Publication Date:   01 February 2020
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Part 1: Managing Innovation and the Use of Qses 1. Managing Innovation 2. Policy on Qualified Manpower Part 2: Ten Industries: The Case Studies 3. Variable Geometry Aircraft 4. Vehicle Engines: David and Goliath 5. Electronically Controlled Knitting Machinery: New Enterprise in an Old Industry 6. Pilkingtons and the Float-Glass Process: First of the Few 7. Semiconductors: Integration Pays 8. The Birth of Colour Television: A Case of Size 9. Nuclear Power: AGR and BWR - A Question of Structure 10. Oscilloscopes: Three Roads to Market 11. Olefin Plants for Ethylene Production 12. Numerical Control Systems for Machine Tools: The Making of a Merger

Christopher Layton

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